Delores J. Rhoades

08/26/1937 - 03/21/2024


Obituary For Delores J. Rhoades

Delores J. Rhoades, age 86 of Lima, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 12:20 a.m. at Cridersville Health Care Center.

She was born August 26, 1937, in Lima, to William and Dortha (Grant) Painter who preceded her in death. On December 27, 1952,4 she married Walter Rhoades who preceded her in death on October 15, 1999.

Survivors include their children: Steven Rhoades of Ada, Jackie (Earl) Morton of Cridersville, Cathy (Bob) Younts of Lima and Cheryl (Ed) Quinn of Cortland, NY, eleven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren: a sister, Shirley (Bill-dec'd) McLaughlin of Lima, sister-in-law, Mary Painter of Lima and sister-in-law, Nancy Eagy of Elida.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Aaron Fish, and the following siblings: William (Sharon) Painter, Jack Painter, Dick Painter and Barbara (Dewey) Johnson.

Delores was a homemaker and a member of the former Faith Missionary Church. She enjoyed walking and loving her grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Monday, from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the Eastside Chapel of Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services. Services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Rick Hart to officiate the service. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Interim Hospice, 3745 Shawnee Rd., Lima, Cridersville Nursing Home Activities Dept. or the charity of the donor's choice.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


25 Mar


02:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
26 Mar

Graveside Service

10:00 AM

Memorial Park Cemetery 3000 Harding HWY Lima, Ohio 45805 Get Directions »
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  • 03/26/2024

    Jackie, I'm so sad to hear of your mom's passing. If I can help in any way please don't hesitate to text, call or visit. You and your family are in my prayers. Nothing but love, hun!

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